Please note: For some unknown reason, WebAIM did not publish a Quick Tip for this month. We are therefore, repeating the tip from last May. Hopefully, the Quick Tip from WebAIM will return next month. – jb

Quick Tip: Color Reliance

(Originally published in May 2022) Accessibility guidelines do not prohibit any specific color or color combination, such as red and green. However, they do require that “color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element”. Ensure that color-reliance is tested for and avoided.

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